Popular sportswriter Bill Simmons and ESPN have officially cut ties, several months before his contract is slated to end, according to a report in Sports Illustrated. ESPN and Simmons have come to an…
Bill Simmons, the outspoken ESPN writer who has helped lead the sports-media juggernaut into new content ventures, is leaving the Walt Disney operation. Simmons is editor of “Grantland,” an ESPN…
ESPN has suspended analyst Bill Simmons for three weeks over a profanity-laced rant in which he called NFL commissioner Roger Goodell a “liar” and challenged his bosses at ESPN to punish him for…
ESPN continues to rely most heavily on live sports and the programming that surrounds it, but the Walt Disney-owned sports-media juggernaut is quietly working to broaden its horizons. ESPN said…
"Girls" star and creator Lena Dunham may be known as an HBO success story, but she recently revealed to Grantland’s Bill Simmons that the premium cable network hired and fired her just before "Girls"…
Earvin “Magic” Johnson announced on Thursday that he’ll no longer be part of ESPN’s NBA coverage because of other commitments. Johnson joined the network in 2008 and appeared on ESPN and ABC as a…
SXSW is adding a sports component, SXsports, to its 2014 slate, with a featured conversation between Simmons and Silver among the sessions.